Saturday January 18, 2020, winter storm date Saturday Jan 25, 2020

This year the Annual Winter Banquet (used to be known as The Gala) will be held at the fabulous Highland Lake Inn & Resort... and YES, IT IS HEATED!!!

The organizing committee is hard at work finalizing details, so be sure to check this page for updates!


The event wrapped up with a friendly yet competitive silent auction with donations from the generous local businesses up for bidding. The FRC wishes thank: The Hay Rack, Foothills Amish Furniture, Mountain Brook Vineyards, Jodi Lees Dressage, Jennifer Roth Dressage, Jeff Pauley/Mountain Farrier, Bob Sinclair metal smith, Tyson Graham Pottery, Foster Hill Farm goats milk products, Inglenook Soap Barn, Tryon International Equestrian Center, Purrfect Bark, Carolina Pulse PEMF/Elizabeth Rigsbee, Mill Spring Farm Store, Warhorse Solutions, AVON/Wendy Wicklund, Stone Soup Restaurant, Crawfords & the Apothecary, The Equestrian Boutique, Tractor Supply Co. and Genesis Dressage Partners. Next year’s auction is sure to be even bigger!
Be sure to check our Facebook page for more photos from the Gala!

The year ahead is busy for the FRC with many shows and educational events planned, as well as a new monthy newsletter article called Green Corner, which will feature information on  how members can reduce their environmental footprint. Check the Foothills Riding Club website at for their calendar of events or online versions of the monthly newsletter, or visit the FRC Facebook page

Foothills Riding Club

5th Annual Winter Banquet